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Victoria Foundation supports baby

Victoria Foundation supports baby who fell into soup

The Victoria Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) that supports widows and orphans, has presented diapers, toiletries, and food items to an 18-month old baby...
COVID-19 vaccine

360,000 to receive second jabs in Ghana

More than 360,000 recipients of first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine in 43 Districts in the Greater Accra, Central and Ashanti Regions will receive...
Ghanaian evacuees from Lebanon going through immigration checks at the Kotoka international Airport in Accra

COVID-19: Ghana satisfied with sensitivity and specificity of testing regime at KIA

After re-evaluated quality checks on COVID-19 testing at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), government is satisfied with the sensitivity and specificity of the testing...
President Akufo Addo

Ghana will enforce COVID-19 restrictions until head immunity is achieved

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Sunday, said until the country vaccinated the requisite number of Ghanaians and achieve herd immunity, the imposition of...
Ghana Premier League

GPL Wk25: Liberty hold Kotoko, big wins for Inter Allies, King Faisal

A late header from Abdul Ganiu ensured Kotoko salvaged a point against Liberty Professional in a match-week 25 encounter of 2020/21 Ghana Premier League...
C2R-CD project hold annual meeting

Stakeholders of C2R-CD project hold annual meeting

Stakeholders of the Coastal Community Resilience to Climate and Diarrhoea (C2R-CD) project have held their annual meeting, committing to deepening the fight against diarrhoea...
Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh

Government saves US$1.4 billion for deferring three PPAs – Minister

The Minister of Energy, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, says the Akufo-Addo-led Government has saved the nation US$1.426 billion for deferment of three emergency Power...

Nothing should divide us in Ghana

The Reverend Anthony Boakye Dapaah of the Methodist Church Ghana, Good Shepherd Society at Ogbojo, has cautioned the citizenry against acts that could divide...
sacrifice for money rituals

Police arrest 23-year-old Fashion designer over attempting to sacrifice his nephew for money rituals

Police in Sunyani at the weekend arrested and placed in custody Benjamin Adjei, a-23-year-old fashion designer for attempting to sacrifice his nephew for money...
Okwahu United

Okwahu United secures qualification to next round of MTN FA Cup

Okwahu United FC has secured qualification to the next round of the MTN FA Cup after beating B.S Pelicans FC by two goals to...
FILED - A sticker alters the Tokyo Games from 2020 to 2021 in the gym of German wrestler Frank Staebler. On Monday local organizers said the opening of the torch relay ahead of the Games would take place without spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Marijan Murat/dpa

GOC President hopes Olympics gets staged despite cancellation calls

Mr. Ben Nunno Mensah, President of Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) is optimistic the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will be staged despite calls for its...

Kotoko survives Liberty scare to keep top spot

Asante Kotoko fought back from a lone goal to pick a vital point against Liberty Professionals at Red Bull Arena Sogakope to keep their...
Coronavirus Variant Illustration Of V

German president foresees lasting social effects from pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic will leave lasting wounds on society, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned at an ecumenical conference held in Frankfurt on Sunday. "The social...
Philippine Troops

Philippine troops kill three suspected militants

Three suspected Islamist militants were killed on Sunday in a clash with government troops in the southern Philippines, the military said. Soldiers were on a...

Taiwan reports record high locally transmitted Covid-19 cases

Taiwan on Sunday reported 206 locally transmitted coronavirus cases, a jump from Saturday's record daily high since the outbreak of the pandemic. As of Sunday,...

Seven drowned in Indonesian reservoir as passengers attempt selfie

Seven people drowned after a tourist boat carrying 20 people capsized in a reservoir in Indonesia's Central Java, the police said on Sunday. Central Java...

Egypt reopens border crossing with Gaza as violence rages

Egypt on Sunday reopened the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip for traffic coming in one direction from the Palestinian enclave, as an...
Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police

Israel targets Hamas leader in Gaza as destruction continues

The Israeli army has targeted the house of the Palestinian leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Yahya Sinwar, with no sign of a...

Foreign press in Israel condemn strike on Gaza building housing media

The Foreign Press Association (FPA) in Israel and the Palestinian Territories has questioned Israel's commitment to a free press after the destruction of a...
Josep Borrell

EU chief diplomat criticizes Russia’s list of ‘unfriendly states’

Russia's decision to categorize the United States and the Czech Republic as "unfriendly" states is not justified in the view of the European Union's...

Azerbaijan begins military exercise as tensions with Armenia mount

Azerbaijan has launched an extensive military exercise amid mounting tensions with neighbouring Armenia. Up to 15,000 soldiers as well as 300 tanks and other military...
NHS Ambulance staff outside the ExCel Center in London, Britain in, 29 March 2020. The Excel Center is to be used as a makeshift hospital from next week. According to news reports the NHS is anticipating a Coronavirus 'tsunami' as the peak of infarction rates nears. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that Britons can only leave their homes for essential reasons or may be fined, in order to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus. EPA/WILL OLIVER

British health secretary confident jabs work against Indian variant

New evidence gives a "high degree of confidence" that coronavirus vaccines work against the Indian variant, British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said but did...
China tourists

Turkey set to ease restrictions amid anger over tourist privileges

A 17-day strict coronavirus lockdown remained in place in Turkey on Sunday ahead of the easing of restrictions set for Monday morning, with restaurants...
Cyclone Eloise

At least six dead as cyclone moves along India’s west coast

At least six people have been killed and large areas inundated, houses destroyed and trees and electricity poles uprooted by a severe cyclonic storm...
Confucius Institute

Confucius Institute an exemplar of Senegal-China cooperation – former executive director

The Confucius Institute at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar is "one of the flagships of cooperation" between Senegal and China, its former executive...

Christians urged to make a difference in Ghana’s development agenda

Most Reverend Alfred Agyenta, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, has called on Christians in Ghana to make a significant difference in...

Respect your husbands, not only pastors

The Reverend Thomas Henry Quamson, Head Pastor, Assemblies of God, Holy Ghost Worship Centre at Ashaiman, has asked wives to respect their husbands just...

Show love to widows and orphans-Rev Ziba

The Head Pastor of the Holy Ghost Temple Assemblies of God (AG) Church in Bolgatanga, Reverend Dominic Ziba has called for support for widows,...

Ga Chiefs, AMA organise massive clean-up in Accra

Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) has applauded the chiefs of Accra for their show of leadership in...

Wa market traders sensitized on food safety and hygiene

Traders in the Wa market have been sensitized on food safety and hygiene to ensure they guard against food poisoning and other food-borne...